Yes, America is more divided than ever

Published on Feb 13, 2020
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Yes, America is more divided than ever

America is more politically divided than ever before, and while President Trump didn’t create this division, he is capitalizing on it. Chris Cillizza explains the roots of this division, and draws a comparison to our past.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Trump Third Year Sets New Standard for Party Polarization
http://news.gallup.com/poll/283910/t....

This is why Republicans and Democrats aren't talking to each other in Washington
http://www.cnn.com/2019/01/08/politi....

Party polarization hits new high in Trump's third year: poll
http://thehill.com/homenews/administ....

After 13 Hours Of Fiery Debate, Senate Adopts Impeachment Trial Rules
http://www.npr.org/2020/01/21/797320....

Its Reputation Tattered, Polarized Senate Faces a Steep Impeachment Test
http://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/15/us....

This poll underscores the risk the GOP is taking on a sham trial
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinio....

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